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RENAULT Megane 5 Doors Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 16
First production year: 1996
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel, Hybrid
Body style: Hatchback
 

2020 - Present

The benefits of E-Tech Plug-in, inspired by Renault Formula 1 expertise, combines the obvious advantages of an electric drive (such as low noise, immediate responsiveness and reduced fuel consumption) with energy recover technology and an ICE engine. With its 9.8 kWh battery, the sleeker Renault Megane has a range of 50 kilometers in mixed cycle and up to 65 kilometers over an urban cycle, wi...

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gasoline engines:

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.3L TCe 6MT (115 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.3L TCe 6MT (140 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.3L TCe 7AT (140 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.3L TCe 7AT (160 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.3L TCe ECO 6MT (100 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors Alliance 1.0L TCe 6MT (120 HP)

diesel engines:

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.5L Blue dCI 6MT (115 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.5L Blue dCI 7AT (115 HP)

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.5L Blue dCI Eco 6MT (95 HP)

hybrid engines:

  RENAULT Megane 5 Doors 1.6L eTECH

2020 - Present

Renault introduced in 2020 the revised version of the Megane RS with a direct injection 1.8 turbo engine that develops 300 hp (220 kW) and 420 Nm of torque on EDC transmission models. The increased power gives better acceleration and, in tight corners, the agility and stability was greatly improved through the Sport 4CONTROL chassis. More, a new RS monitor displays several vehicle parameters...

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2018 - 2020

-One of the most exciting hot hatch available on the market, the RS came restyled for 2018. Compared to the regular Megane, the RS had a different look given by the distinctive front and rear bumper, as well as various vents and a rear diffuser. New plastic wheels arches were included in the design and the car became wider and bigger than the previous version. For the first time, the RS wa...

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2017 - Present

The Renault Megane RS was a total surprise when it came to the market and hit the hot-hatch segment with a car that could deliver more performance than the iconic VW Golf GTI. The third generation of the Renault Megane RS came in 5-door version and that was a good thing. While it didn't have the sporty look of a three-door hatchback, it had more practicality. It was based on the mass-vo...

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2015 - 2020

Renault unveiled an all new Megane compact hatchback at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, which is longer, lower and better looking than the previous generation. Built on Renault's Common Module Family (CMF) platform, the 2016 Renault Megane hatchback looks sportier and more elegant than ever. Fluid shapes converge with hard angles to create a wide planted stance as well as a more upmarket fee...

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2015 - Present

Along with the introduction of the 2016 Renault Megane compact hatchback, the automaker also brought a sportier new Megane GT. Inspired by Renaultsport, the 2016 Renault Megane GT comes with more aggressive bumpers, bigger air vents, dark-metal exterior trimmings, dual exhausts and a rear diffuser. Inside, the Megane GT adds wrap-around seats with integrated headrests, blue stitching, Alcanta...

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2014 - 2015

The refreshed Renault Megane lineup got revealed in September 2013 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, being available as a hatchback, estate and coupe. They all have the same new face, but manage to get pretty distinctive with the rest of the styling. The front gets new elliptical headlights as well as some bigger bonnet and bumper sections, which brings more of the Fluence look into the scenery. New ...

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2013 - 2015

In 2013 Renault thought that some people might want a three-in-one car: something that can go fast, something that can be comfortable and also be able to accommodate five people and some luggage inside. Something like a Golf GTI. So, it came up with the Megane GT. The car is just a regular compact-sized Renault, but with some special gizmos installed. First of all, the engine is a detuned Ren...

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2006 - 2008

Renault refreshed the Megane range in 2006, improving the car's look and updating the engine range. The Megane was a big success for the French brand, and the carmaker tried to keep that momentum by improving the compact-segment vehicle. Apart from the sedan, the coupe, and the convertible, the five-door hatchback was also refreshed. After all, it was one of the best-selling compact vehi...

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2006 - 2008

Renault unveiled the facelifted version for the Megane range in 2006, and, along with that, it introduced a special version named GT. The Megane GT 5-doors was a mix between a regular family hatchback and a sporty vehicle. While it wasn't as potent as the Megane RS, it was still capable enough to keep up with other hatchbacks from the market. While it didn't have the most powerful e...

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2006 - 2009

In 2006, Renault introduced a mid-life cycle refresh for the entire Megane lineup, and it couldn't leave aside its top-performance version, the RS. While the rest of the range received the RS front suspension for better handling, the RS remained the same. They didn't have to improve anything on it, and it remained mostly the same vehicle as before. Since the RS already sported sp...

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2004 - 2006

While its three-door sibling rocketed to the top of the hot-hatch segment, the five-door version was the family car that could smoke many sports cars. When Renault decided to enter into the compact hot-hatch segment, it asked the Renault Sport department to develop a vehicle starting with the Megane. The result was impressive, and soon it became everyone's favorite. At least in the count...

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2002 - 2006

Renault introduced the second generation of the Megane in 2005 and offered it in a few shapes. Yet, the five-door hatchback was among the best-selling versions of them. The French carmaker was keen to attack its main competitor in the European market, Volkswagen Golf. For that, it needed a fresh approach. Thus, it came with a very strong safety package for its compact-segment contender, earni...

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1999 - 2002

The 1999 model of Renault Megane 5 doors represents the first facelift of the first generation introduced in 1995. The facelift actually consisted of a modified grille and slight headlights improvements and multiple safety features installed on all Megane variants. The engine line-up continued to remain unchanged although some people said that this new Megane is able to provide more power than t...

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1996 - 1999

The first generation Renault Megane was born in 1995 and was supposed to be a replacement for the old but popular Renault 19. The Megane shared a lot of parts with its predecessor although it also received elements from other Renault models, including the grille from Renault 16. The first models of Renault Megane were built in two Renault plants, in France and Spain, and came with multiple engin...

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